Iranian oil minister says non-OPEC countries to cut oil production by 600,000 barrelsBusiness & Economy December 10, 19:42
Source claims OPEC and non-OPEC states finalizing results of meeting, agreement 'close'Business & Economy December 10, 17:07
Bloomberg: Non-OPEC states agree to cut oil production by more than 600,000 barrelsBusiness & Economy December 10, 16:22
More than 20 states that produce more than half of world's oil take part in OPEC meetingBusiness & Economy December 10, 13:05
Russian energy minister Novak sees 'no risk' OPEC agreement failsBusiness & Economy December 10, 12:43
Defense ministry organizes mass escape for Aleppo civilians via humanitarian corridorsWorld December 10, 12:38
Almost 18,000 civilians evacuated from areas of Aleppo controlled by militantsWorld December 10, 7:41
Russian swimmers win 11 sets of medals at FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)Sport December 10, 7:00
Shiveluch volcano in Russia’s Far East spews ash to 11 km in airWorld December 10, 5:28
“We should continue direct dialogue with Russia,” he said. “Debate goes on in the society whether direct dialogue with Russia is needed. It is easy to stop this process, but what will it bring?"In his words, meetings between him and Russian State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin have created background and conditions to revive and develop bilateral cooperation in trade, economy, transport, humanitarian sphere and to resume and increase Georgian export to Russia.
Several Georgian politicians and particularly representatives of the former ruling United National Movement party have urged recently the country’s government to stop talks in the Abashidze-Karasin format in protest against possible signing of the accord on cooperation and integration between Russia and southern Caucasian Abkhazia republic that plans “formation of a joint army grouping of Russia and Abkhazia.” However, despite this situation most Georgian state officials said that direct dialogue with Russia is needed.